Rudha Glas Blog

A journey to living a greener life

We are an eco-friendly B&B operating on the following principles:

  • offering food which is organic, fair trade and cruelty-free
  • striving to produce our energy from renewable sources
  • encouraging connection with nature and with the self.

This blog shows some of the things we do to live in harmony with nature.


15 January 2021 We have some very exciting news! Helen, together with her friend Maribel, has launched a new podcast. It’s called AudaciousNess and its purpose is to showcase individuals who have set themselves bold, audacious goals, for example, giving up a corporate lifestyle

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An Ode to New Year’s Fireworks

31 December 2020 On this final day of the extraordinary year that was 2020, we’d like to share a poem that Helen penned about New Year’s fireworks. Wishing you a Happy New Year and a green and sustainable 2021! Helen & Rudi x

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Christmas decorations

15 December 2020 (Image credit: Dirk Vorderstraße CC BY 2.0) A very popular custom in Germany is the lighting of candles in an Advent wreath on the four Sundays leading up to Christmas. The concept of the Advent wreath originated among Lutherans in the

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Slow fashion

30 November 2020 by Helen On 1st December 2006 we were married in the Town Hall in Ingolstadt, Bavaria. As a native Bavarian, Rudi wore traditional costume, which included Lederhosen, a Charivari and a loden jacket. I also went for the traditional look and

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Knowledge gaps and climate grief

15 November 2020 by Helen Photo credit CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 As the days shorten, the weather bleakens and the length of time spent outdoors reduces, I’ve taken the opportunity to enrol on some online courses to fill the gaps in my knowledge about

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31 October 2020 One of the rooms in our house which we’ve worked hard to make eco-friendly is our bathroom, and we’re pleased to report we’re (almost) there. The way we see an eco-friendly bathroom is free of plastics and toxic chemicals, and with

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